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    21.09.16 — Transportation and Mobility Laboratory Shadi Sharif Azadeh has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Econometrics Department of the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam where she will be starting in October 2016. Read the whole article
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    21.09.16 — Center for Neuroprosthetics A team of 5 researchers from Prof José Millán's lab and 2 paraplegic pilots will compete at the first CYBATHLON, the Championship for Athletes with Disabilities. Read the whole article
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    21.09.16 — Research Office The Research Office updated the budget calculators and the templates according to the new SNSF regulations. Read the whole article
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    21.09.16 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The public defense of the doctoral thesis presented by Loïc Fumeaux took place on September 9 at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Conducted under the supervision of Prof. Emmanuel Rey, Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST), this research has investigated the issues related to the integration of sustainability criteria into the design process of temporary event structures. Read the whole article
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    21.09.16 — Library Services will be reduced during a short period at the Library. Read the whole article
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    21.09.16 — Mediacom Eighteen light sources arranged in a half-sphere can mimic the equivalent of several thousand times the sun’s radiation received on earth, with unparalleled power and precision. This system, developed by an EPFL laboratory, can be used to test various materials in extreme conditions. An article on this topic was published today in Optics Express. Read the whole article
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    20.09.16 — Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory Read the whole article
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    20.09.16 — Swiss Plasma Center Pierluigi Bruzzone and Davide Uglietti of SPC received, with their colleagues from KIT (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), the first European prize for innovation in fusion research, for their work on high temperature superconducting cables. Read the whole article
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    20.09.16 — SB | Basic Sciences Skyrmions are electromagnetic vortices that can be used for spintronics. EPFL scientists have now discovered a material that can produce stable skyrmions in a wide range of temperatures, making it ideal for building devices. Read the whole article
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    20.09.16 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies By an approach at different levels of intervention - from urban design to constructive detail - Prof. Emmanuel Rey's studio aims at analyzing, exploring and experimenting the specific issues related to the contribution of the architectural project to the evolution of built environment towards sustainability, in particular in the perspective of an urban densification near public transport and an experimentation of new constructive approaches. Entitled LIVING LANDSCAPE, the studio will explore during this academic year 2016-2017 the development of a dense peri-burban neighborhood located next to the railway station of Bercher. Read the whole article